Professor Ronald Schuchard, Director of the T. S. Eliot International School and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The announcement was made by Emory University, where Professor Schuchard is Goodrich C. White Professor of English. In a comment, the Provost of Emory University said: "He has been a champion of the importance of the preservation of our literary heritage and instrumental in Emory's worldwide reputation as a repository for some of greatest literature of the 20th century".
Professor Schuchard has brought his dedication to and enthusiasm for the teaching and study of the life and work of T. S. Eliot and W. B. Yeats to the Institute of English Studies, where in 2009 he founded the T.S. Eliot International Summer School and, as General Editor of the Collected Prose of T. S. Eliot, was instrumental in bringing the AHRC-funded T. S. Eliot Editorial Project to fruition.